8 Most Artsy Cities in the US

Los Angeles, California

The city has Hollywood, Getty Museum, Getty Villa, and Broad Museum. Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl include the painting Angel Wings by Colette Miller and classical music.

New York, New York

Famous for Broadway's 41 musical theaters, NYC has the Met, MoMA, and Guggenheim. Visitors to the Tribeca Film Festival can see street art and sculptures throughout the city.

San Francisco, California

San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge, Palace of Fine Arts, and world-class museums including MoMA and de Young. Experience the SF Opera and the city's cultural areas.

Seattle, Washington

Seattle, home of grunge music, has MoPOP exhibits on Nirvana and bustling arts scenes like Chihuly Garden and Glass. The city has the Space Needle and a vibrant indie rock scene.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Canyon Road galleries showcase Santa Fe's artistic tradition. Visitors can attend Lensic Performing Arts Center performances and cultural activities year-round.

Atlanta, Georgia

Home to the High Museum, Atlanta offers diverse art collections and vibrant murals at spots like Krog Street Tunnel. The city’s arts scene includes Broadway shows at The Fox Theater and a rich cultural tapestry across its neighborhoods.

Portland, Oregon

Embracing creativity, Portland hosts art walks in districts like Pearl District and Alberta. The city is known for its film festivals such as the Portland Queer Film Festival and diverse art museums like the Portland Art Museum.

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago has the Art Institute, home of Van Gogh and Picasso, and Millennium Park's Cloud Gate and outdoor events. Visitors can explore the city's strong arts scene and cultural landmarks along Route 66.

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